Best Holiday Gift Ideas For Foodies in 2022With the holiday season creeping closer by the day, many of us are beginning to plan our gifts for loved ones. If you’re looking to surprise the foodie in your life with a holiday gift they won’t be able to get enough of, you’ve come to the right place.
Our food experts have scoured the internet and rounded up the best gifts for food lovers for any budget. Whether you’re on the hunt for holiday gifts for cocktail connoisseurs or gifts for friends who love to entertain, you can find the perfect choice on this list.
Here are the best holiday gift ideas for foodies in 2022:
What better way to bring the outdoors inside than with an indoor s’mores kit? Gone are the days of wishing you could enjoy a campfire out back with loved ones. Whether it’s too cold to venture outside or your friend lives in a city highrise, the foodie in your life can whip up s’mores any time they want with this handmade wood s’mores fire pit.
This popcorn set from Urban Accents features three types of non-GMO popcorn kernels and five types of flavorful seasonings to dress up your popcorn for the perfect movie night. From chili lime to sizzling sriracha and even buttery caramel, these dazzling popcorn seasonings are sure to elevate your food lover’s favorite movie snack.
Searching for the perfect gift for a jerky-loving friend or relative? Say no more. Mahogany Smoked Meats’ Jerky Medley contains eight different types of beef and turkey jerky slabs to munch on. The ultimate snack for munching on in the office, on a hike, or on a road trip, this jerky assortment guarantees to serve as a stellar holiday gift.
If you have a food lover in your life who appreciates the finer things, this cocktail smoker kit by Gramercy Kitchen Company is sure to impress. The handheld smoke infuser is elegant, stylish, and perfect for smoking cocktails and meats to elevate the flavors. As an added bonus, this kit comes with wood chips and a downloadable recipe guide.
If you’re looking for a holiday gift for someone who loves to host, this Taiga serving board from Crate and Barrel is sure to make a showstopping addition to their collection. This handcarved marble serving board comes in a stunning shade of deep green, perfect for serving Christmas cookies or hors d’oeuvres at any holiday gathering.
Treat your favorite foodie to this 200-question culinary trivia game and dinnertime will never be the same. Family meals and date nights will be instantly transformed into thrilling tournaments as your friends battle it out to see who knows the most about food. With questions covering everything from food in pop culture to regional dishes, it’s anyone’s game and food lovers will have a blast satisfying their appetite for knowledge.
Shopping for an eco-conscious foodie? Bees wax is an environmentally friendly alternative to aluminum foil and plastic wrap, and can be used to store everything from cheese to fresh vegetables. These sustainable wraps by Bee’s Wrap come in stylish prints and are reusable, biodegradable, and compostable.
Trying to find the perfect holiday gift for foodies can be tricky, but if they’ve got a quirky sense of humor then these goofy coasters are bound to be a hit. Each coaster is emblazoned with totally inaccurate lyrics to famous songs, swapping out the original words for food-themed words instead. Sweet dreams are made of cheese!
Hot chocolate is a quintessential symbol of the holiday season. This set from Verve Culture not only allows you to make crave-worthy (and authentic!) Mexican hot chocolate, but it also comes with ceramic mugs and a hand-carved molinillo for mixing the ingredients. Take cozy nights at home to the next level this holiday season by getting this delicious gift for the chocolate lover in your life.
If you’re looking for a gift for someone who loves to entertain, you can’t go wrong with a classic party pack to kick off their next gathering. The Smokehouse Party Assortment from Mahogany Smoked Meats features three types of premium sausages and salami, two pounds of smoked cheese, and a box of sea salt crackers. It’s an instant charcuterie board in a box and your food friend or family member will love it!
True hot sauce lovers will love taking on the delicious challenge of discovering how strong their tolerance for heat really is. This Hot Sauce Challenge Gift Box from Fartley Farms features five types of hot sauce that steadily climb up the Scoville scale. From the sweet and spicy Sweet Habanero to the dangerously hot Scorpion Garlic, this hot sauce gift set is a daring way to elevate your dishes and test your strength.
Any chocoholics out there? Godiva’s Sweet Surprise Gift Tower is the perfect way to treat your chocolate-loving friends this holiday season. The set includes milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and an assortment of truffles, complete with a festive ribbon to tie it all together. When in doubt, give the gift of something sweet!
If you’re shopping for a new parent who just so happens to be a self-proclaimed foodie, these irresistibly cute booties are a must. Designed to look like scrumptious dumplings topped with chives, these handmade wool booties will keep their little one’s feet warm while looking so cute you’ll want to eat them up. The best part? They come in a felt steamer basket for storage to complete the look.
During the winter months, it’s nearly impossible for many people to keep fresh herbs alive in their outdoor garden. So, why not give your foodie friend a way to grow their own herbs in the kitchen? Whether they live in an apartment or are looking to work around the unfavorable growing conditions of winter, this self-watering and self-lighting system is the perfect way to grow fresh herbs for cooking in any season.
If you’re looking for the ultimate gift for meat lovers, look no further than this wagyu starter pack from Snake River Farms. With a mouthwatering selection of five different types of American Wagyu items from steak to hamburger meat, your carnivorous pal will be swimming in options. For anyone who has never tried wagyu beef before, this starter pack serves as a fantastic introduction to one of the world’s best-tasting steaks.
The Periodic Table of Flavor Rub Set from Spiceology features 12 spice blends that range from Korean BBQ to Jamaican Jerk. These rubs are perfect for enhancing the flavor of pasta dishes, meats, veggies, and more. If your food-loving friend also happens to love dabbling in the kitchen, you can’t go wrong with a diverse collection of spice rubs from around the world.
Over the last few years, traveling abroad has been a challenge for many. If your foodie friend has an affinity for globally-inspired cuisine, they’ll love this Japanese snack box by Bokksu. The gift that keeps on giving, this subscription-based box comes with options for a 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month plan. Each box is filled with authentic Japanese candies, snacks, and teas from family-owned businesses in Japan.
If you’re looking for a seriously impressive gift for a food lover, the Imperia Pasta Machine from Williams Sonoma makes a stellar choice. With this handy gadget, making fresh pasta at home has never been so easy or rewarding. This old-fashioned machine is the same one used in kitchens throughout Italy and comes with an attachment that clamps to the countertop for convenient use. It’s the ultimate gift for pasta lovers!
There’s nothing worse than brewing a cup of piping hot coffee, only for it to go cold by the time you have a chance to take a sip. Luckily, that’s no longer an issue with this Temperature Control Smart Mug by Ember. This is a great gift for the busy foodie who wants their coffee to stay hot until the very last sip. The mug comes with a set of sleek charging coasters so you never have to worry about your beverage going cold.
Cheese lovers, this one’s for you. When it comes to holiday gifts for foodies, there’s no better way to make a loved one smile than with a delicious gift that arrives at their doorstep every month. The Cheese of the Month Club by Murray’s Cheese features a collection of three to four unique cheeses from around the world. You can choose from 3-month, 6-month, 12-month, or month-to-month options to curate your tasty gift.
No matter what your budget is or the type of foodie you’re shopping for, this list of holiday gift ideas for foodies is bound to have something your food-loving friend will appreciate. If you were stumped before, we hope that this gift guide has provided some worthy inspiration. Happy shopping!